11,000 in India (2001 census). Population total all countries: 11,080. 2,200 monolinguals.
Arunachal Pradesh, Dibang Valley district; Assam; West Bengal.
SOV; postpositions; genitives before noun heads; numerals after noun heads, adjective and relatives before noun head; affixes indicate case of noun phrase; comparatives; open syllables; tonal.
Tibetan script [Tibt], used in China.
Mishmi Idu is a Scheduled Tribe. May not be in the Tani group, but is related. Buddhist, Hindu.